Posts tagged with: champagne

Episode 76: The Widow Clicquot + Her Champagne Empire

The biddies take a second look at one of the most badass women in winemaking history, the widow Clicquot – and how she created a veritable champagne empire, invented new...

Episode 68: Grower vs. Negociant Champagne

What better way to end the year than with a bubbles episode! The biddies enjoy two delicious bottles of champagne while discussing the difference between grower and negociant champagne, and...

Episode 47: Veuve Clicquot (Minisode)

The biddies release their second minisode all about Veuve Clicquot and one of the most badass women (if not THE most badass woman) in wine making history, the widow herself....

Episode 46: Dom Perignon + All the Lies (Minisode)

The biddies launch (a little belatedly) their first minisode (portmanteau of miniature and episode -it’s a thing!) with Dom Perignon. Spoiler alert: the guy didn’t even like champagne. Tune in...

Episode 34: New Year’s Eve Drinking Traditions from Around the World

While mulled wine may be more popular around Christmas, many countries have found their own unique traditions to toast when the clock strikes midnight. While Champagne may be the most...

Episode 31: Champagne, Bitches – France (Passport Tour)

Let’s say au revoir to France and end with arguably one of the most famous wine regions and styles in the world – Champagne. The biddies have a special affinity...

Episode 13: Champagne Cocktails for PERSON DAY

Maybe there aren’t enough holidays in the year so the biddies have created a few of their own – including Person Day. Celebrating a somewhat halfway point between their respective...

Cuvee

A French derived term with multiple means including but not limited to: A tank or vat of wine (cuve in french means vat or tank) In Champagne, the best and...

Cremant

Fine, French, dry sparkling wines made using the traditional method but made in regions outside of the Champagne region....

Traditional Method

The traditional method, also known as methode champenoise, is how champagne and champagne-style sparkling wines are made. The big difference is a double fermentation process in the bottle (as opposed...
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